Houston Astros have done Space City proud and are back in the World Series, and in true Houstonian, food-focused fashion, home stadium Minute Maid Park and various local restaurants and bars are offering up new dishes and specials on food and drink to cheer them on. Here is a roundup of some of the most indulgent game-day eats and the best deals this post-season:
Minute Maid Park
Battered Up Brisket:
As if brisket couldn’t get any more Texas, stadium vendor Texas Legends Grill batters, skewers, and deep-fries slabs of the beefy meat, and serves it with a side of coleslaw and Breggy Bomb Swamp barbecue sauce, a creation helmed by Astros third baseman Alex Bregman. $16. Location: Sections 134 and 231 at Texas Legends Grill, and Sections 109, 126, and 409 at H-Town Grill.
Bomb Mi Pork Belly Sandwich:
Banh mi lovers might be curious about this new stadium sandwich, which is loaded with pork belly that’s covered in a sweet ancho chile glaze, then topped with pickled vegetables, a roasted jalapeno garlic cream cheese, sweet chili aioli, and fresh herbs. $19. Location: Section 132 at Slovacek’s Sausage, Section 418 at Crawford Dog Cart.
Level Up Burger
Take your typical burger up a notch with Texas Legends Grill’s very-fall spin. This half-pound seared burger is topped with cheese, a Texas-style onion ring, coleslaw, Breggy Bomb barbecue sauce, and pumpkin bacon onion jam. $22. Location: Section 231 and 134 at Texas Legends Grill.
Loaded Mac & Chaz
Opt for this ooey-gooey bowl of noodles, which is topped with a “five-star” cheese sauce, your choice of brisket or chicken, green onions, and a drizzle of barbecue sauce. $17. Location: Sections 116 and 154 at Spud House, and Section 228 at Butcher.
Nachos are the name of the game this post-season.
- Find chicharron nachos, made with freshly fried pork grinds and loaded up with traditional nacho toppings, ($17) at Section 106 at Texas Nacho and Section 231 at HTX Mex.
- At Home Plate Pastrami, pastrami nachos with celery salt kettle chips are topped with smoked pastrami, freshly fried coriander, queso, beer mustard aioli, and coleslaw. $20. Location: Section 116.
- Choose between fried pickle nachos; buffalo chicken nachos topped with hot sauce and buttermilk ranch; smoked burnt end nachos with a hot honey barbecue sauce; and smoked pastrami nachos with a coriander coleslaw and Bock Beer stone-ground mustard aioli ($17) at Sections 213 at Club Grill and 109 at H-Town Grill.
Pumpkin Cold Brew Float
Indulge in October pumpkin spice mayhem with this float, a cooling and caffeinated combination of Blue Bell vanilla ice cream, cold brew, and pumpkin spice, with orange sprinkles. $11. Location: Section 106 at Creamery at Union Station, and Section 219 at Creamery.
Where to Indulge in Drink and Dining Specials in the City
7Pie: Following any Astros game, this new Houston-born pizzeria will offer $5 pepperoni pizza at any of its locations when you mention the deal when placing the order. Fans can also take the party home with its World Series $77 Tailgate Package, which includes four pepperoni pizzas, 16 jumbo chicken wings, 12 chicken tenders, a family-size order of fries, and a half-gallon of freshly brewed iced tea. Multiple locations. 12350 Westheimer, 6405 Telephone Road, 1533 N. Wayside.
Acme Oyster House: Astros games at this Montrose outpost will translate into lots of cheering and $15 buckets of beer, which will be available in six cans or bottles. Diners can also indulge in its weekday happy hour, when from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. raw Gulf oysters are $1, and draft beers, glasses of wine, and frozens are discounted. 1201 Westheimer Road, 77006.
Angel Share: With doors opening at noon, this restaurant will get the party started early on game days with $5 draft beers, plus half-off glasses of wine and frozen cocktails. 924 Congress Street, 77002.
Bagel Shop Bakery + New York Deli & Coffee Shop and New York Eatery: Some say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and so these sister shops will capitalize on that, selling orange and blue-swirled Astros bagels for $2.50, plus its Hebrew National Hot Dogs for half-off. Bagel Shop Bakery, 5422 Bellaire Boulevard, Suite B, Bellaire, TX 77401. New York Deli & Coffee Shop, i9724 Hillcroft Street, 77096. New York Eatery, 5422 Bellaire Boulevard, Suite A, Bellaire, TX 77401.
Bovine & Barley: Fans who show their spirit by wearing their Astros gear will receive 10 percent off their bill at this Downtown sports bar, plus $5 bar bites and select beers for $4 when the Astros play. Doors open at 3 p.m. 416 Main St, Houston, 77002.
Bosscat Kitchen & Libations: Celebrate the World Series with $5 canned Crawford Bock, or get festive with its Clutch City cooler, its orange and blue themed rum punch with a blue curacao floater. Those who work up an appetite can take advantage of Bosscat’s food deals, including its $25 Walk-off Home Run giant hot dog stuffed with smoked brisket, barbecue sauce, pickles, onions, mayo, and a side of crinkle-cut fries; its $19 Space City nachos, which are piled high with shredded chicken, jalapenos, mixed veggies, sriracha sour cream, cilantro, and bourbon teriyaki sauce, or its Smash the Phillies Burger ($20.20), which features four smash patties topped with the fix-ins on a brioche bun with a side of fries. 4310 Westheimer Road, Suite 150, 77027.
Brasserie du Parc: Dine in on game day at this French restaurant and find alluring bar specials, such as $2 oysters, a $10 fried shrimp platter, $12 for a fish and chips platter, and an 8-ounce wagyu burger with fries for $10. The restaurant will also offer a three-course Baseball Day prex-fixe menu for $65. Drink specials include $7 glasses of house wines, $9 for select cocktails, and $5 for select beers. 1440 Lamar Street, 77010.
The Burger Joint: Home runs in the stadiums, equal home runs for the belly at The Burger Joint. For every homer hit, customers dining in at any of its three locations will get a free milkshake. Multiple locations.
Candente: Catch happy hour at this Tex-Mex hot spot during all the games. The big TV screens and private dining room during games will be first-come, first-serve. 4306 Yoakum Boulevard, 77006.
La Calle Tacos and Tortas: This taco and tortas joint will host happy hour during every World Series game, meaning $4 draft beers; $5 frozen margaritas and pina coladas; $16 buckets or pitchers of cheladas; $7 bottles of select beers; and select liquor, including Zignum Mezcal, Tito’s Homemade Vodka, Crown Royal, Hornitos, Captain Morgan, can be purchased for $5. Show your pride with La Calle’s orange Astrorita margarita, or its orange Paloma, the Astrodoma, made with mandarina Jarrito. For those looking to grub, the restaurant will offer a host of $6 food specials, with plenty of tacos. La Calle’s Midtown location will also host its World Series Game 4 watch party with a taco eating contest on Tuesday, November 1 starting at 5:30 p.m., giving competitors a chance to win cash prizes, gift cards, and the title of the La Calle Taco Eating Contest Champion.
Bonus: Score a free street taco if you wear Astros gear on a winning game day. Multiple locations.
Common Bond: This local restaurant and pastry shop chain will offer $3 vanilla macaroons at all of its Common Bond bistros and On-the-Go locations, plus 6-inch cakes, that serve 10 to 12 people for $40 at all bistro locations.
Craft Pita: This Mediterranean restaurant is offering a buy-two, get-one-free special for its creamy and spicy hummus dips, labneh, and baba ghanoush — an offer that will continue through Astros’ post-season. 1920 Fountain View Drive, 77057.
C. Baldwin Hotel’s The Lobby Bar: Grab a pregame drink at this hotel’s Lobby Bar, starting with the $12 Astros-themed, tequila-loaded Juice Box Rita, a combination of triple sec, orange juice, and freshly squeezed lime. 400 Dallas Street, 77002.
Dog Haus: This craft beer house’s Copperfield, Energy Corridor, and Spring locations will offer $4 pints and $7 liters of Crawford Bock during all the World Series games. Multiple locations.
Ducky McShweeney’s Pub: Pull up to this Post Oak Boulevard pub and cheer on the Stros’ in front of one of its 19 TVs with a bucket of beer and a cheese pizza for $25. When the game gets heated, guests can cool down with one of McShweeney’s Astros-themed frozen cocktails, or distract themselves with a round of darts or shuffleboard. 2025 Post Oak Boulevard, 77056.
Finn Hall: Host to the MLB’s official Astros watch parties, this Downtown food hall will feature giant screens for viewing, plus food and drink specials from its eight different food stalls and central bar, including $5 Crawford Bocks and $15 buckets of beer from Swallow’s Nest. Game time: 7:03 p.m. Friday, October 28, through Tuesday, November 1. 712 Main Street, 77002.
Feges BBQ: World Series is worth of a celebration at this barbecue joint, which will offer $12 smoked meatballs; 10 wings for $15; 1 pound of rib tips for $10; $10 chopped brisket or pulled pork sandwiches; $10 half-hog platters; and $8 Frito pies on game days. They’ll also pour up plenty of discounted drinks, including $3 select beers; half-off select wines by the glass, and $5 frozen margaritas. 8217 Long Point Road, 77055.
Gatlin’s Fins & Feathers: Pitmaster Greg Gatlin’s fried fish and seafood house will serve its $16 H-Town Hot Sandwich, with fried crispy chicken or fish topped with Cajun hot sauce, basil coleslaw and pickles, and a side of fries, plus $8 draft beers. 302 W. Crosstimbers Street, 77018.
GJ Tavern: It’s always happy hour after an Astros playoff game at this Downtown bar. Check out their specials, and for games that go late, GJ will offer HH specials from 9 p.m. until close. 737 Preston Street, 77002.
Gristworkz: Located just minutes from Minute Maid Park, this rebranded brewpub will offer a ballpark-themed menu through the end of October with stellar creations from chef Danny Leal, including a jalapeno sausage corndog with mustard made in-house; deep-fried loaded hot dogs; and a spin on the classic Texas Frito Pie. Other offerings, including Gristworkz’ pizzas, burgers, and Wednesday Korean BBQ steak night, will also continue. 1504 Chapman Street, 77009.
Heights & Co: This Heights patio and cocktail bar will offer $5 draft beers and $10 burgers during World Series games, with plenty of TVs and a 20-foot projector for perfect game views. 1343 Yale Street, 77008.
Hilton Americas-Houston: Stop in for a $16 Astro Spritz, made with Jameson orange, pineapple juice, soda water, and Prosecco at this Downtown hotel. 1600 Lamar Street, 77010
Kenny & Ziggy’s New York Delicatessan: Devour $5 hot dogs and $4 draft beers during televised Astros games at this local favorite. 1743 Post Oak, 77056.
Kin Dee: Choose to sit at the bar at this Thai restaurant during an Astros game and receive half-off Thai beers, including pale lagers Singha and Chang, which after the discount, cost $3 each. 1533 N. Shepherd Drive, Suite 160, 77008.
Kolache Shoppe: Starting on Saturday, September 22, this beloved pastry shop will celebrate Astros games with $3 pillowy Chasing the Dreamsicle kolaches, made with orange curd and a cream cheese filling. Both locations.
KP’s Kitchen: This neighborhood bistro will offer food specials for the whole family, including two burgers for $25, or two burgers with a bottle of wine for $100. Groups taking their food to go get a 20 percent discount on a family four-pack, with entrees like chicken tenders, ribs, spinach dips, and burgers. Score a free kids meal with any adult meal ordered for pick-up. 8412 Interstate 10 Frontage Rd #350, Spring Valley Village, TX 77024.
Lyric Market: Downtown’s newest food hall will offer all-day happy hour specials during World Series Game days, including $5 drafts, $6 house wines, and $8 cocktails from their Rhapsody Bar. The bar will also offer $5 Art Car IPA’s by Saint Arnold, and will offer its $8 themed Astros Crusta cocktail, made with Applejack brandy, Aperol, lemon and orange juice, and simple syrup, with a blue sugar rim for $8. Fans headed to Minute Maid Park can enjoy free parking at the Lyric garage with any $35 purchase at the market. 411 Smith Street, 77002.
Maize: This Mexican restaurant is going all out for the home team, with $10 fish burgers, made with fried striped bass filet, avocado, slaw, tomatoes and sweet potato fries, and $8 Astroritas, made with tequila blanco, blue curaçao, lime, orange, agave, and chili lime salt. For those looking for a private watch party, Maize is offering diners the opportunity to reserve one of its private rooms — with chips and guacamole on the house. 14795 Memorial Drive, 77079.
Milk Mustache: Stack up on the sweet stuff at this new cookie shop, which is baking up Astros-themed 9- and 12-inch cookie cakes decked out in orange and blue icing. 13718 Office Park Drive, 77070.
Monkey’s Tail: A prime spot for viewing the game with its patio and many TVs sprawled inside and outdoors, this Lindale Park bar is celebrating the series with $12 buckets of six Tecate Lite beers and frozen Orange Fantaritas ($9 for a small, $13 for a large, or $6 during happy hour). Plus, on game days that fall on Tuesdays, hot dogs with your choice of toppings are just $1. 5802 Fulton Street.
The Original Ninfa’s: One of Houston’s oldest Mexican restaurants will show its Astros pride with themed cocktails like the mezcal-loaded For the H, which is mixed with lime juice, simple syrup, El Jimador Silver, Aperol and apricot liqueurs, and the Mexican rum-based Crush City, a combination of orange juice, orange soda, Rompope, and orgeat syrup. The Uptown location will also serve $8 Astros Dogs, topped with jalapeno chow chow, mayo, and brown mustard. Headed to the game after? Those who visit the Navigation location and make a purchase can take advantage of its free complimentary shuttle to the stadium, which starts its route an hour before the first pitch and ends an hour after the game ends. Ninfa’s on Navigation, 2704 Navigation Boulevard, 77003. Ninfa’s Uptown, 1700 Post Oak Boulevard, #1-190, 77056.
Pier 6 Seafood and Oyster House: If you prefer calming waterfront views while watching the game, head to San Leon’s Pier 6, where you can enjoy $4 pints with fresh Gulf seafood, oysters, and its top-notch fried Oystersman sandwich. 113 6th Street, San Leon, TX, 77539.
Ribeye & Rye: Head to this bar and grill for $6 wells and wines and $3 Truly drinks on game days, plus a free shot or mocktail every time the Astros score. 2307 Ella Boulevard, 77008.
Roots: This self-serve wine bar and restaurant wants to see your spirit. Get 20 percent off food on drink when dining in, in your Astros gear. 3107 Leeland Street, 77003.
Second Draught: In addition to more than a dozen beers on tap and games playing on all screens, this recently-opened taproom housed inside of the Ion will feature a rotating beer of the day for $2 off during Astros’ World Series run. The Ion, 4201 Main Street, 77002,
Southern Yankee Crafthouse: The local beer company will offer happy hour specials during World Series games, including $5 drafts and other drink discounts, including $2 off wines and $3 off Crafthouse’s classic cocktails, including its Citric Axis drink, which is made with citrus aperitivo, Italian liqueur, orange, and Southern Yankee’s Reinheitsge NOT hefeweizen beer. 1312 W. Alabama Street, 77006. The crafthouse’s North Houston brewery, Southern Yankee Beer Company, will also offer happy hour pricing, including $1 off draft pours, and will keep its kitchen open until 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday. 930 FM 1960, Suite G, 77073.
Spanish Village: Headed to the game? Make a pit stop at this Tex-Mex institution, which is just 3 miles from the stadium, and show your Astros ticket for a $2 fajita beef or chicken street taco. 4720 Almeda Road, Suite A, 77004.
State Fare Kitchen & Bar: Enjoy the restaurant's happy hour menu during all Astros games, which includes $6 cocktails, $6 to $7 wines, and plenty of bar bites, including $7 smoked ribs and $7 hot chicken and waffles. Looking to take your order to go? Consider the $45 State Fare Party Box to-go. Available for pick-up, the food package feeds four to six people, with its Frito pie, pickle dip, and guacamole. Multiple locations.
Tikila’s: This Heights tequila haven and patio bar will host a game-day watch party on Thursday, October 13, with $5 margaritas, $7 happy meals, $2 Jell-O shots, plus Space City hot dogs and burgers. Doors open at 2 p.m. 2708 N Shepherd Drive, 77008.
Tobiuo Sushi & Bar: Show your team spirit by wearing your Astros gear and receive half-off yakitori skewers (not including the wagyu skewers), $8 hamachi kama, $3 for its pork belly or chicken thigh dishes, and $2 glasses of hot sake. Mention the “Astros special” to your server or bartender to get the deal. 23501 Cinco Ranch Boulevard, Suite H130, Katy, TX, 77494.
Treebeards: Indulge in $4 Crawford Bock beers, which will drop in price following each win (After one win, the price of pints drops to $3, and so on). Bunker Hill location, 9655 Katy Freeway, Suite 3120, 77024.
The Upside Pub: This Garden Oaks pub is aiming to keep up their hometeam optimism with $12 pitchers during each Astros postseason game and free shots of beer after every Astros home run. Find the signature dishes, including its $7 Frito pies, bacon-wrapped brisket hot dog that is topped with queso and loaded on a potato bun, and its full bar offerings of beer, wine, and liquor. 3402 N. Shepherd Drive, 77018.
Voodoo Doughnuts: Bite into this doughnut haven’s Astros Sprinkle Cakes on game days for just 25 cents starting on Friday, October 28. The celebratory sweet treat features blue, orange, and white sprinkles. Multiple locations in Houston and Cypress.
Wild Oats: Head to this Texas-inspired restaurant, and cheer on the Astros during games with $3 Lonestar beers. 2520 Airline Drive, Suite C-315, 77009.
Willie’s Grill & Icehouse: Following every Astros win, diners will get a free chips and queso appetizer per table with the purchase of an entree. Multiple locations.
Winfield’s Chocolate Bar: Sweeten your World Series experience at this dessert shop. With every Astros win at Minute Maid, get a free scoop of ice cream or a free chocolate-covered Oreo the following day. 2411 W. Alabama Street, 77098.
Xochi: James Beard Award-winning chef Hugo Ortego’s Downtown Oaxacan restaurant will offer a draft beer with its fan-favorite tlayuda de res — a large tortilla topped with grilled skirt steak, quesillo, and mole — for $22. 1777 Walker Street, 77010.
This list will be updated.